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Doorknob

Description

Pair of knobs - glass tops and silver bases? - with naval scenes cast in. (One glass top and scene missing.) Brass escutcheons; one nickel-plated. Knobs set screwed to iron spindle. All with wood display block (in place of door).

Details

Maker
Day, Edmund (Patent holder)
Date
1861
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
nickel (metal)
painting (coating)
plate (material)
silver (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
DOORKNOB
doorknobs
Glass
glass (material)
Iron
iron (metal)
Nickel
nickel (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
plate (material)
Ship
ships
Silver
silver (metal)
Slip Cast
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2.375 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.110
GUSN
31243

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